The Southeast’s Premier Santa Claus – Available Year-Round To Make Your Party or Event an Unforgettable Experience!
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Santa Rick is the recognized premier Santa for corporate and private events across the Southeastern U.S.
Santa Rick first set his boots on the path towards a Santa career in 1968 and has been perfecting his persona ever since. Passionate about representing the true spirit of Santa, he strives to bring hope and joy into the lives of children and adults alike.
A consummate professional, Santa Rick has instructed at several prestigious Santa schools where he consistently demonstrates and advocates professionalism and integrity in the Santa industry. In 2016, he founded his own school, the Northern Lights Santa Academy, with a goal of educating, preparing, and energizing students for the monumental responsibility of being Christmas professionals.
As the Santa for the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Falcons since 2013, Santa Rick is an ambassador of the Christmas spirit to thousands of fans each year. A committed member of the community, Santa Rick has volunteered for several organizations including Big Brothers of America, Boy Scouts of America, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Toys for Tots, United Cerebral Palsy, and the Georgia Aquarium. When he’s not delighting children and adults alike, Santa Rick mentors other Santas and serves as an agent for his company, the National Santa Agency, assisting Santas, Mrs. Claus and Elves around the country and ensuring their success within the holiday industry.
Santa Rick’s professional affiliations include International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas, Georgia Metro Santas, Peachtree Santas, Central Georgia Santas, Conyers Santas, Real Bearded and Santas of North Georgia. His beard is registered with the National Beard Registry (#7655), and he is a member of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. In 2018 Santa Rick was inducted into the prestigious Knights of St. Nicholas, an elite organization within the Santa industry that upholds the principles of the Santa Claus Oath and currently has less than 40 inductees worldwide.
When he is not at the North Pole, Santa Rick enjoys gardening, singing, metal detecting on the beach, and volunteering.
Santa Rick has an independent third-party background check conducted annually and carries a $4,000,000 Santa liability insurance policy.
Santa Rick would love to work with you to fulﬁll your holiday needs and wishes. Please call him at (404) 936-2888 to make your holiday experience unforgettable and make your Christmas event the best ever!